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Bijitt Gwra Narzary new BTC EM

KOKRAJHAR: Darangamela MCLA in the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) Bijit Gwra Narzary is going to take oath and secrecy of the office as executive member of BTC on Wednesday at a programme at BTC Legislative Assembly auditorium hall in Kokrajhar.

Narzary has been inducted as executive member in place of Deben Boro, who was in charge of the Handloom & Textile and Sericulture department in the BTC.

Boro was dropped from BTC executive council recently who was consecutively two-time elected MCLA from Goybari constituency in Baksa district from 2010 till date and hold executive member in the Hagrama Mohilary led BTC administration.

Narzary was elected as an MCLA from Darangamela constituency in 2011 in a bye poll.

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Quiz marks World Environment day in Nagaon

6 Jun 2017 - 12:22am | Ranjanjyoti Mahanta

With an aim to create awareness among the students about the environmental related problems like pollution and also to educate them to make optimum use of the natural resources, a district level inter-school quiz competition was held under the aegis of Xatirtha, a socio-cultural organisation on Monday at Nowgong Girls' College to mark the 'world Environment day'.

The Quiz was started at around 10 a.m and was conducted by Quizmaster Nayanjyoti borah of Nagaon Quiz Forum.

The team of Mayuresh Sharma and Partha pratim Sharma of Kuwarital Sishu Bidyapith,Kaliabor did their school proud by winning the quiz.The team of Dhrityraj borah and Samiran borah of Sankardev Vidya niketan,Rupahi clinched the second position while Hrishikesh Duwara and Sibranjan Baruah of Rmanujan Secondary School begged the third position.

Earlier,preliminary written tests were held at different schools of the Nagaon district where over 1400 participants took part and among them total 90 teams were selected for the Final Quiz on Monday.

The three winning teams were awarded with Certificate of participation,books hamper,Cash along with a plant to each member.

IFFCO sponsored Training Organized at Nagaon

20 Mar 2010 - 12:02am | tpsaikia

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Nagaon organized in collaboration with Indian Farmers’ Fertilizer Cooperatives Limited (IFFCO) a training course on Crop Production and subsidiary occupations during March 12-13, 2010 at Shillongani, Nagaon for Krishak Mitras and Village Co-coordinators (farmers) of IFFCO villages of the state of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

A brief inaugural ceremony on this occasion was also held where Dr. B.Barman, Chief Scientist, RARS, Shillongani graced the occasion as Chief Guest. He offered his thanks to IFFCO for organizing the programme at Shillongani and hoped that more such programmes would be held in future for the greater interest of the farming community. Mr. Dipankar Nandi, State Marketing Manager, IFFCO addressed the gathering as Guest of Honour. At the outset, on behalf of the organizers Dr. T. P. Saikia, Programme Coordinator, KVK, Nagaon welcome the participants. In his address, he said that KVK, Nagaon is always at the service of farmers through its various transfer of technology activities. KVK also provides inspiration, constructive and constant advice to the people to start new entrepreneurship for their livelihood and show them proper way when need actual help as the light house help the sailor in the sea. Earlier, Mr. Anuj Kataky of IFFCO explained the objectives of organizing the training programme.

The inaugural session was ended with vote of thanks by C K Deka of KVK followed by the training sessions where Drs. B.Barman, B.Guha, T.P.Saikia, H.Kalita, P.K.Das, B.Dutta, S.Pathak, S. Das and D.Nath delivered their valuable lectures as resource person on various aspects of Agriculture and allied subjects. The participants were also taken to the various Research farms units of KVK and RARS to apprise them about new technologies and techniques, who were guided by J. Dutta and C. K. Deka. In the valedictory function Dr. T.P.Saikia, Programme Coodinator, KVK distributed the certificates to the participants. At the end, Mr. Anuj Kataky extended his vote of thanks to the organizers, participating farmers, resource persons and the IFFCO field officers for making the programme a success.

Police chief speaks on human rights

19 Jan 2008 - 7:13am | Daya Nath Singh
Complaints of human rights violation are very common now days. Allegations and counter allegations are pouring almost every day from various corners of the northeastern region. The root cause of such violations is the growing militancy in the area. In order to curb militant activities the security forces have to do combing operations in different part of the region. The militants some how try to establish their hideouts in the interior areas.

In order to escape from the clutches of security forces the ultras engage themselves in firing on their targets, the security forces. The security forces, in retaliation, though take every care to protect civilians a few incidents of casualty occur, when innocent lives are lost. Certain organizations trying to be in the news, take full advantage of such incidents, and blame security forces for such incidents.

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in cooperation with Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) recently organized a seminar in Guwahati, on the 'Social justice and human rights and 21 st Century". Speaking on the occasion RN Mathur, Director General of Police (DGP) Assam, lashed-out at such organizations having soft corner for the militants and accuse security forces for violation of human rights. He ridiculed that such organizations organizing protest rallies against the killing of innocent persons, but do not protest against the killings of a number of innocent people by the militants. The militants encouraged by the silence of these organizations continue their subversive activities. He alleged that these organizations support militant activities 'over ground'. He cautioned the people to be aware of the gamelan of these organizations and reiterated that human rights are for every one. It is equally applicable to the security forces.

However, the DGP appreciated the people of the state for growing awareness about human rights and their protest against incidents of rights violation. He claimed that cases of rights abuse by the security forces were gradually on the decline.

Restoring the commitment of the police forces to protect human rights, he said, all efforts would be futile if certain organizations eager to get political mileage make it their agenda to tarnish the image of security forces by making false allegations against them. He also appreciated the steps taken by some Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) who stood by the peace loving peoples of the state.